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The Bully spoke last night

The term “Bully Pulpit” was coined by President Teddy Roosesvelt, who referred to the White House as a “bully pulpit”, or a terrific platform from which to advocate an agendum. In a church, a pulpit is often a place where a message is...

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The Success and Failure of a year ago

President Obama went to Afghanistan on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s capture and killing by US Navy Seals a year ago. There’s been lots of political analysis and talk about this raid and the President’s visit overseas on the anniversary...

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A Trial for our Troops?

This unbelievable situation must be chilling the dedication of every soldier in the field; our government refuses to deny reports by the Afghan government that NATO has agreed to have the soldiers who burned copies of the Quran face trial in an...

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Riots in Washington

Let’s see. Our president didn’t correct UAW Pres Jimmy Hoffa when he called me (and other Tea Party types—including lots of veterans) “sons of bitches.” So it’s clear that he has no plans to either listen to us or help us. His “army,” according to...

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It’s a lie

President Obama has now announced that all our combat troops are out of Iraq. It’s not true, but it is what he said—with great flourish. The following is from a letter from a soldier in Iraq. Our troops know when the boss is, well, not telling the...

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Obama called Bush

We were told today that President Obama called former President Bush from Air Force One. I’m guessing that the purpose was to tell him that in his speech tonight that Bush wasn’t going to get blamed for everything. Of course, Bush...

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President O at the DAV

President Obama spoke to the DAV earlier this week. To say that his speech was void of integrity would be an understatement. Ignoring his own opposition to the liberation of Iraq, supporting our troops and the surge, Obama spoke as if all’s...

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Arizona – again

In response to the dangerous situation along the US-Mexican border President Obama has mobilized some national guardsmen. Unfortunately, these soldiers have no authority to do anything but look and report–and there aren’t enough of them...

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A phoney mayor in Illinois

In his campaign literature, Calumet Park, IL, Mayor Joseph DuPar claimed that he was awarded four Bronze Stars and a Congressional Medal of Honor. It’s worthy of note that this Chicago suburb became the first town in America to name a street...

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